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Thomas  A Reed, Sr.

Thomas A Reed, Sr.

November 12, 1951 — November 11, 2013
Service: November 20, 2013

Thomas A. Reed, Sr., age 62, of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2013 at his home in Newark. He was born November 12, 1951 in Wilmington, DE to the late John Reed, Sr. and Emma (Bush) Reed. A lifelong resident of the Newark area, Thomas was a graduate of Christiana H.S. and worked at General Motors from which he retired. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping. Tom also liked riding his Harley-Davidson...

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Harvey  Lee Tiller

Harvey Lee Tiller

December 19, 1955 — November 11, 2013
Service: November 14, 2013

Harvey Lee Tiller, 57, of Perryville, MD passed away Monday, November 11, 2013 at Christiana Care Hospital's Hospice Unit after a lengthy illness. Born December 19, 1955 in Havre De Grace, MD, Harvey was the son of the late James Monroe and Margaret Ann (Gleason) Tiller. Harvey graduated from Rising Sun High School, class of 1974 where he was an avid sports player, most notably, baseball. He went on to become a truck driver, working for...

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Frank E. Daniel

Frank E. Daniel

February 19, 1925 — November 6, 2013
Service: No Services

Frank E. Daniel, age 88, of Shrewsbury, PA passed away on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at Barbara J. Egan Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Shrewsbury, PA. Born in Birmingham, Alabama on February 19, 1925, Frank was the son of the late Ezra and Ida (Danner) Daniel. Frank was a veteran of the Marine Corps having served from 1943-1946 during WWII and stationed in Oahu, HI. Then he was employed by Chrysler Inc. for 35 years in Detroit and...

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Joan Jack Reynolds Leader

Joan Jack Reynolds Leader

July 27, 1931 — November 6, 2013
Service: November 13, 2013

Joan Jack Reynolds Leader, 82, of Elkton, MD formerly of Rising Sun, MD and Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully at her home November 6, 2013. Born on July 27, 1931 in Rising Sun, Joan was the daughter of the late William Granville and Essie Hawley Reynolds. She was a 1948 graduate of Rising Sun High School and attended a year at Goldey-Beacom College, during which time she met her husband Richard whom she married in 1950. Joan was a...

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Mitchell P. Coryell

September 13, 1938 — November 4, 2013
Service: No Services

Mitchell P. Coryell, age 75, of Millsboro, DE, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 4, 2013 surrounded by his family in Elkton, MD. He was born September 13, 1938, in Wilmington, DE to the late Leonard and Lilly May Coryell. A lifelong resident of the area, Mitch enjoyed working with his hands, and worked for several contractors before launching his own successful business. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Julie; sons Michael and...

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Wayne L.  Calvert

Wayne L. Calvert

February 12, 1959 — November 3, 2013
Service: November 8, 2013

Wayne L. Calvert, age 54, of Elkton, MD passed from this life Sunday, November 3, 2013 at his residence. Wayne leaves behind his loving wife, Amy Weaver of Elkton, MD; his loving brother, Henry Calvert and his wife, Mary Ellen of North East, MD; stepsons, David and Joseph; stepdaughters, Brittany and Stephanie; and grandson, Jeremy. He is also survived by a multitude of close family and friends whom he loved very much. A memorial service...

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Barbara Ruth Swann

Barbara Ruth Swann

April 6, 1940 — November 2, 2013
Service: April 5, 2014

Barbara Ruth Swann, age 73, of Elkton, MD, passed away on Saturday, November 2, 2013, surrounded by her family at Union Hospital in Elkton, MD. She was born on April 6, 1940 in Bristol, CT to the late Raymond Steinmetz and the late Ruth (Hubbell) Eisnor. She was mostly busy with her six children and growing family of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her most recent employment was with the Federal Government in Washington, DC. A woman of...

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Virginia L.  Anderson

Virginia L. Anderson

May 28, 1925 — October 31, 2013
Service: November 6, 2013

Virginia L. Anderson, age 88, of Rising Sun, MD passed away Thursday, October 31, 2013. Virginia was born May 28, 1925 in Flat Ridge, VA to the late Monroe J. and Nancy Della (Hash) Perkins. Known for her incredible hospitality and excellent cooking skills, Virginia worked and volunteered as a cook for several places. Namely, from 1963 to 1970, she worked for the Bainbridge Naval Training Center and most recently for West Nottingham...

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Dustin R. Hauk

Dustin R. Hauk

October 17, 1991 — October 27, 2013
Service: November 1, 2013

Dustin R. Hauk, age 22, of Elkton, MD passed away on October 27, 2013, due to complications of a long term kidney disease. Dustin was born in Newark, DE on October 17, 1991. Dustin graduated from Rising Sun High School in 2010 and was attending Cecil College. He worked as an Assistant to Activities at Lorien Riverside Nursing Home. Dustin enjoyed many activities especially photography, target shooting, hunting, fishing, and anything to do...

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Richard D. "Tucker" Mackie

Richard D. "Tucker" Mackie

December 30, 1922 — October 27, 2013
Service: November 2, 2013

Richard D. "Tucker" Mackie, age 90, of Elkton, MD passed away on October 27, 2013. Tucker was born in Warwick, MD on December 30, 1922 to the late Osborne Sentman Mackie & Josephine (Aiken) Mackie. Tucker graduated from West Nottingham Academy and the University of Delaware. He was a lifelong farmer and he served in the Maryland House of Delegates, Cecil County from 1959-1982. Tucker was a founding member of the Democrat Club of Cecil County...

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